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Barn Approximately 70 Metres West South West of Lower Holscombe, Diptford

Description: Barn Approximately 70 Metres West South West of Lower Holscombe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101139

OS Grid Reference: SX7324155854
OS Grid Coordinates: 273241, 55854
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3889, -3.7845

Location: Diptford, Devon TQ9 7NA

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7NA

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Listing Text

DIPTFORD

SX75NW Barn approximately
4/224 70 metres WSW of Lower
Holscombe

GV II

Bank barn. Circa late C18 or early C19. Slate rubble steeply pitched
corruaated iron roof with half hipped ends.
Plan: Long rectangular plan bank barn with shippon doorways on the lower
south front and 2 barn doors at the higher north side at the back. At
right angles at the left end of the front a 2-bay open-fronted cattle
shelter.
Exterior: 2 storeys symmetrical south front has 6 shippon doorways with
flat slate arches and 2 loading doors above towards the centre with
corrugated iron canopies on wooden cantilevers.
At the rear 2 barn doorways with large roughly hewn timber lintels land
corrugated iron canopies on wooden cantilevers; later boarded double doors.
Ventilation slits in gable ends.
At right angles at left hand end of south front a single storey wing with a
hipped roof and open fronted inner face with a central rectangular stone
rubble pier; probably a cattle shelter; pegged roof trusses.
Roof: of the main range has collars hipped and pegged to the faces of the
straight principals which have halved and pegged apexes. The walls inside
the barn are plastered.


Listing NGR: SX7324155854

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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